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  • Place of origin:

    Swansea (made)

  • Date:

    1814-1817 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Swansea Pottery (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in colours and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by C.B. Farmer, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 13, shelf 7

Physical description

Vase of porcelain painted in colours and gilded. Elongated semi-ovoid body on a high foot. With two handles in the form of gilt ram's heads, and wide concave neck decorated with a band of anthemion ornament in gold. On one side of the body is a bouquet and on the other are two smaller sprays of flowers.

Place of Origin

Swansea (made)


1814-1817 (made)


Swansea Pottery (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in colours and gilded


Height: 14.6 cm, Diameter: 8.9 cm

Descriptive line

Vase of porcelain painted in colours and gilded, Swansea Pottery, Swansea, 1814-1817

Production Note

Made from Billingsley's recipe




Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Ram's heads; Bouquet; Anthemion; Floral


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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